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Hazardous Smoke Effects for Health

One of the disasters that regularly visit parts of our country is haze. The haze itself indicates that the level of air pollution is not normal. Many things can trigger the appearance of smog. In big cities, the main sources of smoke haze are motor vehicle and industrial fumes. Meanwhile, the haze disaster that struck parts of Sumatra and Kalimantan was generally caused by land burning. Generally, this event occurs when the dry season arrives. Haze is a type of air pollution that results from a mixture of several gases and particles that react with sunlight. The gases involved in this process are carbon dioxide (CO2), carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen oxides (NO2), sulfur oxides (SO2), volatile organic compounds (VOC), and ozone. Meanwhile, the particles contained in the smog are smoke itself, dust, sand and pollen. How dangerous is the smoke haze for us? Here are the short-term effects of living in an environment with poor air quality, such as smog. Difficulty breathing and lung da…
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